Chicago Parent Staff

Recall roundup

Recent recalls for lead:

Love bits

Readers share the little things they do to show their families how much they love them.

‘They are a gift’

When you look at a child with special needs, don’t feel bad, Downers Grove mom Lynn Rogers says.

Searching for help

Debbie Picken knew her son Robbie was struggling with stuttering when he was 2.

A teacher to know

Lloyd Barber is a retired early childhood educator who most recently taught kindergarten at Kingsley Elementary

College funding

The college years seem far away for most parents of small children.

Winter party centerpiece

Warm up after a fun skating party with hearty chili and hot chocolate served on a festive holiday table adorned with handmade winter decorations you and your kids can make together.

Candle danger

We had a rather eventful Thanksgiving this year.

Bring on the soup and the Vicks

Seasoned parents offer their best cold-curing tips this month in light of warnings about cold medicines. Read more parenting tips at

South suburban resource guide

Where to go and what to do in the South Suburbs
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